The Regional Institute of English, South India, Bangalore was established as a society in the year 1963 through a Memorandum of Association registered under the Mysore Society Regulation Act 17 of 1960.
As per the decision taken at a meeting of the Education Secretaries and Directors of Public Instruction of the States of Andhra Pradesh, Kerala, Mysore (now Karnataka) and Madras (now Tamil Nadu) in the chambers of Education Secretary, Vidhana Soudha, Bangalore on 12th November, 1962 at 3.00 p.m. it was resolved that The Institute functions under the direction and control of the Board of Governors which comprises the Education Secretaries of the four member states and a nominee of the Ministry of Education, Government of India. The office of the Chairman of the Board is held by rotation for a period of one official year by one of the Education Secretaries of the four states. Presently Mr. James Varghese IAS, Secretary to the Government, General Education Department, Trivandrum, Kerala is the Chairman of the Board and next year the Secretary, Education Department, Government of Tamil Nadu will take over.
In a sense the Regional Institute of English, South India, Bangalore embodies the spirit of collectivism and collaboration to create an institution of excellence. It was a dream, dreamt by the visionaries of the four southern states that have shared a common culture and a tradition of pursuit of excellence in learning. When the Institute thus came into existence, it epitomized the futuristic vision of the education directorates and ministries of the four states that foresaw the need for raising the benchmark of quality in English language teaching that would, on the one hand strengthen the competence of every learner across the curriculum and on the other catalyse a process of quality improvement in all the aspects of school education. To realize this lofty and worthy dream, the four southern states came together and resolved to nurture, support and guide the growth of the Institute as a premier body of teacher training, research and empowerment. Over the years RIESI has grown into an institution that commands respect and recognition in the ELT circles not only within the country but also abroad. It has carved a niche for itself in the field of teacher development with a happy integration of face-to-face and distance modes of delivery of knowledge and skills. In recent years the Institute has successfully harnessed satellite resources for extending the reach of its programmes to hitherto unreached segments of teachers. Apart from these initiatives, the Institute has also been proactive in the areas of materials production, designing of need-based courses for different professional groups, implementation of diploma and certificate courses through distance mode to help practising teachers and teacher – aspirants continue their professional development and enrichment and providing consultancy services to different client groups.Perceiving the need for continuous empowerment of teaching fraternity, other states are evincing interest in the programmes and courses conducted by RIESI. They look upon the Institute as an effective mentor organization to support them in enhancing the quality of English education. The Institute also is willing to provide professional support and guidance in different areas in English language teaching and learning such as curriculum renewal and design, materials production, evaluation, training, integration of technology and development of courses and materials for Specific Purposes. Recently Puducherry has also become a member state. Other states such as Goa and Chattisgarh etc have also shown interest.
A premier Institute at the national and international level that helps States shapes their policies and practices in English language education to facilitate a continuous process of quality enhancement through research and development in curriculum, materials and training.
Regional Institute of English,
Bangalore - 560 056
Events Dates : 8th April 2013 - 9th April 2013
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The Regional Institute of English, South India,Bengaluru is apremier Institute in South India for English Language Teaching
Apr 08, 2013
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Regional Institute of English, Bangalore invites applications for Diploma In English Communication for the year 2015-16.
Diploma In English Communication Admission is conducted by Regional Institute of English, Bangalore.
Duration : ONE YEAR
Benefits From The Course:
=> Improve your communication skills
=> Practice the use of English in different situations
=> Develop your vocabulary
=> Develop fluency in speaking and reading
=> Learn how to listen better
=> Communicate effectively through your writing
Regional Institute of English (RIE), Bangalore invites applications for One Year Post Graduate Diploma in English Language Teaching (PGDELT) for the year 2015.
PGDELT is conducted by Regional Institute of English (RIE), Bangalore.
Duration: One Year
The course aims to help the students
=> improve their proficiency in English language
=> acquire knowledge and skills related to English language teaching
=> become effective classroom teachers
=> become aware of the need for continuous professional development
Regional Institute of English, PG Diploma in English Language Teaching (PGDELT) Admission 2013
Regional Institute of English, South India, invites applications for the one year Post Graduate Diploma in English Language Teaching (PGDELT) distance mode programme batch 16A and 16B commencing from 01st June, 2013
Qualification : Graduate
This course is included as one of the qualification by the Govt of Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh for the purpose of recruitment dept/promotion of English Language Teachers
Fee: Rs 9,000/-
BEd - English Course at RIESI, Bangalore
Regional Institute of English, South India, Bangalore has invited applications for admission to One Year BEd-English Course to be commencing in January 2012.
PGD and Diploma Courses Admissions 2011
Regional Institute of English, South India, Bangalore, has invited applications for admission to following distance learning courses of Academic Year 2011, commencing in June 2011.
(i) Post Graduate Diploma in English Language Teaching (1 Year)
Graduates in any discipline can apply for the PG Diploma course.
Course Fees is Rs. 9,000.00 which Includes:
1. Registration Fee
2. Tuition Fee
3. Institute Journal Subcription Fee
4. Grade Card
5. Library Fee
6. Postage and Stationery
(ii) Diploma in Communication (1 Year)
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